Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Beech House

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Ambleside

Cumbria, -(8 miles, 13 km)

At the heart of the central and south lakes visitor experience, Ambleside bristles with activity and is an ideal base for exploring the county.

 
 
Kayaking Guided Tours

Cumbria, CA11 0QU(7 miles, 11 km)

Join us for a paddle and a picnic or learn to sail in a stable sailing boat in a stunning location. Off to the Med? Hone your skills with a powerboat course.

 
 
Rookin House Centre

Rookin House Farm, Troutbeck, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0SS(5 miles, 9 km)

Wide range of activities including horse riding, quad biking, go-karting, archery, clay pigeon shooting and Stalwart Army truck. The first stop for paintball in Cumbria. We operate 2 paintball sites and also have a mobile unit.

 
 
Ullswater

-, -(4 miles, 7 km)

Ullswater is the second largest lake at 7.5 miles long. Its is very deep and at picturesque with a lake road affording some lovely scenery.

 
 
The Heaton Cooper Studio

The Studio, Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9SX(7 miles, 11 km)

Art gallery and art shop run by the Heaton Cooper family, selling original paintings and prints from 4 generations of the family.

 
 
Rydal Mount and Gardens

Rydal, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LU(7 miles, 11 km)

Wordsworth's best loved family home for 37 years. It was here that he wrote many of his poems. He became Poet Laureate to Queen Victoria at the age of 74 and was his most successful.

 
 
Ullswater Steamers
VistEngland VAQASGreen Tourism Gold AwardCumbria Business Environment Network - Gold AwardSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

The Pier House, Glenridding, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0US(0 miles, 0 km)

The ‘Steamers’ create the perfect opportunity to combine a cruise with some of the most famous and spectacular walks in the lake District.

 
 
Pooley Bridge

Cumbria, -(7 miles, 11 km)

Pooley Bridge is situated on the river Eamont, below Dunmallard Hill, at the northern tip of Ullswater, one of Lakeland's most attractive lakes.

 
 
Wray Castle
National TrustSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Low Wray, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0JA(8 miles, 13 km)

A Victorian mock-gothic Castle, on the western shore of Lake Windermere. Empty of original furniture, guided tours, children's activities, café, grounds extending to the lake.

 
 
Dove Cottage and The Wordsworth Museum

Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH(7 miles, 11 km)

Wordsworth's most famous home where he was inspired to write most of his poetry. Take an entertaining guided tour around Dove Cottage and explore the museum and special exhibition. Special activities for families.

 
 
Aira Force Waterfall

Watermillock, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0JS(2 miles, 4 km)

The tumbling waterfall of Aira Force, drops an impressive 65 feet and can be reached by strolling through ancient woodland and landscaped glades. The perfect place for a family and picnic.

 
 
Platty + Limited
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

Lodore Boat Landings, Derwentwater, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UX(8 miles, 12 km)

Tuition/hire in canoes, kayaks, sailing boats, dragon boat, Viking longship voyager canoe on Derwentwater, individuals/groups/families/special needs catered for.

 
 
Allan Bank
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9QZ(6 miles, 10 km)

 
 
The Armitt Collection

Rydal Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9BL(8 miles, 12 km)

Museum, art gallery and reference library covering the history life and arts of the Lakes. Collections include Kurt Schwitters, Beatrix Potter, photography, fine art and local history.

 
 
Chase Adventure

Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4TU(6 miles, 10 km)

Activities based around Keswick. Rock climbing and abseiling in Borrowdale. Ghyll scrambling at Newlands Valley and canoeing on Derwentwater.

 
 
Glenridding Sailing Centre

The Spit, Glenridding, Cumbria, CA10 3TA(0 miles, 0 km)

We offer a wide range of land and water based activities in the Lake District including RYA sailing courses, corporate events, team building activities, youth group events, and family adventure days.

 
 
Blencathra Centre
Green Tourism Gold AwardAdventure Activities Licensing Authority

Threlkeld, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4SG(7 miles, 12 km)

The Blencathra Centre occupies a dramatic setting at 300m on a south-facing slope of Blencathra near Keswick and offers unparalled panorama of the Lake District mountains.

 
 
Distant Horizons

Leeming Farm, Watermillock, Penrith, CA11 0JJ(5 miles, 7 km)

Distant Horizons operate from a 30 acre estate overlooking the Ullswater valley amongst the beautifully renovated Leeming Farm. More activities and special offers available at www.distant-horizons.co.uk

 
 
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